Nintendo Download, May 9, 2024: The Cat’s Whiskers

Nintendo Download, May 9, 2024: The Cat’s Whiskers

In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo Download adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch family of systems.Nintendo Download - New this Week

Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo Switch family of systems.

Customers in the U.S. and Canada ages 18 and older can also link a PayPal account to their Nintendo Account to purchase digital games and content for the Nintendo Switch family of systems both on-device and from the Nintendo website.

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following content:

Featured Games in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

Little Kitty, Big City

Little Kitty, Big City – A peaceful catnap turns into a whimsical journey as you take the role of a curious kitten on an adorable adventure to find your way back home.

There’s plenty to do along the way: explore the vibrant city, complete quests, lend a helping paw to other animals in hairy situations and make friends with chatty strays. You can also wear over 40 delightful hats while causing a total ruckus in a bite-sized open-world playground filled with surprises.

Little Kitty, Big City releases today on the Nintendo Switch system.


ANIMAL WELL – In this atmospheric pixelated world, you’ll search for treasures as you gradually uncover a dense environment. Many interesting creatures live here, but some might be hostile, so stay alert.

Any items you’ve picked up can be used in several ways, like making a quick getaway or even having friendly creatures help you out in a pinch. There’s a lot to uncover, so get crafty with your items and see what you find.

Where you go is entirely up to you. Summon your courage and curiosity for ANIMAL WELL, launching today!

PAC-MAN Mega Tunnel Battle: Chomp Champs

PAC-MAN Mega Tunnel Battle: Chomp Champs – PAC-MAN Mega Tunnel Battle: Chomp Champs is an online-only* PAC-MAN eating competition!

Eat your way through multiple interconnected mazes using Power Pellets and a variety of Power Items to chomp the GHOSTS and opponent PAC-MAN players.

Be the last PAC standing at the end of each match in this 64-player Battle Royale to become the Chomp Champ!

PAC-MAN Mega Tunnel Battle: Chomp Champ is available now.

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:


Amelia’s Diner

Animals drop

Arcade Archives RASTAN SAGA

Athenian Rhapsody – Available May 14

Battle Minesweeper Online

Beach Girls 2: Sports in Bikini

Biomutant – Available May 14

Blood Lines : Magicians’ Chase2

Braid, Anniversary Edition – Available May 14

Bruce and Box

Chronicles of Magic: Divided Kingdoms

CorpoNation: The Sorting Process

Crab Digger Tropical Island – Available May 12

Culinary Cooking Master Simulator – Available May 11

Dark Fantasy Epic Jigsaw Puzzle


Free Lives Collection

Gearhead Karting Simulator – Mechanic & Racing


Hand in Hand – Available May 11

Hotel Hustle – Available May 10

Imagine Earth

Justin Wack and the Big Time Hack

Kinduo 2 – Frostbite – Available May 10

King Of Pyramid Thieves

Lysfanga : The Time Shift Warrior – Available May 14

Mars Farming 2034 – Available May 10

MergeZ – Available May 11

Mysterious Adventure of Michael 2

Neptunia Game Maker R:Evolution – Available May 14

Oniko Kororin Game

Plantabi: Little Garden

Pummel Party


QUALIA ~The Path of Promise~ – Available May 10

Rainbow Cotton

Roman City Tycoon – Available May 11

Simply Snakes


Spirit Swap - ココロシャッフル -

Spot the Odd!

Summer Games Challenge

The Land Beneath Us – Available May 13

The Purge Club ~救済!粛清サークル~

There’s No Dinosaurs

Vampire: Darkness Falls

Yacht Haven Tycoon: Marina Port Parking Simulator

Zombie Survival: The Walking Pandemic


Vampire Survivors: Operation Guns

Vampire Survivors: Operation Guns – Operation Guns sees the smash hit roguelike Vampire Survivors join forces with KONAMI's iconic Contra series!

This DLC** adds tons of weapons (we’re talking 22, including evolutions!), 11 new characters, multiple mayhem-filled biomes inspired by classic Contra levels and a soundtrack with new and remixed tracks.

The Vampire Survivors: Operation Guns DLC is available later today.

Game Trials:

STAR WARS: Knights of the Old Republic - Game Trial

STAR WARS: Knights of the Old Republic – Determine the fate of the entire galaxy in a STAR WARS RPG set four thousand years before the Galactic Empire. Harness the Force and wield your own lightsaber as you battle the ruthless Sith. Choose your party from a motley crew and travel to eight iconic worlds like Tatooine and Kashyyyk.

Will you save the Republic or embrace the power of the dark side? Hurry – the free Game Trial period will last until May 9 at 11:59 p.m. PT! Nintendo Switch Online members* can earn 100 My Nintendo Platinum Points*** by participating. If you decide to purchase the game during or after this offer, you’ll keep all save data, so you won’t have to worry about losing your progress.

As an added bonus, you can purchase this digital title for 50% off until May 9 at 11:59 p.m. PT!

Nintendo Switch Online is a paid membership service that allows members to team up or face off online in compatible Nintendo Switch games, such as Splatoon 3, Mario Kart 8 DeluxeNintendo Switch Sports and Super Mario Bros. Wonder. Members also enjoy a curated library of classic NES, Super NES and Game Boy games, including Super Mario Bros. 3Super MetroidThe Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Kirby’s Dream Land, among many others. To find out more about the benefits that come with Nintendo Switch Online, to view membership options and to learn about a free seven-day trial for new users, visit

With a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership, players get access to even more benefits, including a library of Nintendo 64 games with added online play for up to four players (additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode; sold separately), a library of select Game Boy Advance games, Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Happy Home Paradise DLC, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass DLC, Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion DLC (full version of game required to use DLC for that game; sold separately) and retro SEGA Genesis games.

My Nintendo members can earn Gold Points on eligible digital purchases. Already have Gold Points? Redeem them toward your next digital purchase of Nintendo Switch games and DLC on Nintendo eShop. Visit for more details.

Remember that the Nintendo Switch features parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. Nintendo Switch players who register a Nintendo Account gain access to free-to-start games and free game demos from Nintendo eShop, and also get the latest news and information direct from Nintendo. For more information about parental controls on Nintendo Switch and other features, visit and

* Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Membership auto-renews after initial term at the then-current price unless canceled. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply.
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